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Trust crucial ingredient for effective government: ESM Goh

It allows the govt to take action that is painful in the short term but right for the country in the longer term

Mr Goh said that to sustain trust between government and the people, PAP must win the confidence of each new generation.

Kuala Lumpur

TRUST between the government and the people is essential, for it allows for long-term action to be taken even if painful in the short term, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said on Wednesday.

But trust is also something that governments will have to "go out and